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GThomas53189

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What Alternative H-beam Would Be Suitable?
« on: September 25, 2007, 03:33:19 PM »
I have a project that I need to change the H-beam  (18"x50) to a 14" for clearance of a garage door opening.  The span of the original 18" H-beam is 20' 6". What 14" H-beam would have the load bearing as the 18" H-beam?  Another engineer came up with the 14" x 74# as a replacement.  I'd like a second opinion.

Thanks in advance,  Glen

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What Alternative H-beam Would Be Suitable?
« on: September 25, 2007, 03:33:19 PM »

akash

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Re: What Alternative H-beam Would Be Suitable?
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2009, 07:10:48 PM »
The span of the original 18" H-beam is 20' 6". What 14" H-beam would have the load bearing as the 18" H-beam?